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Increasing Cardio Fitness for Riders

Cardiovascular fitness is important for horseback riders of all ages and skill levels. Try these exercises to get you moving and improve your cardio.

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How to Prevent Stone Bruises

There are a number of reasons why a horse would be prone to repeated bruising on the bottom of the foot. Find out how to prevent bruises.

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How Often do I Need to Deworm My Horse?

Resistance to anthelmintic medications is forcing horse owners to revaluate their deworming practices, by developing targeted treatment plans.

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Rebecca McGoldrick Aims High

Toronto-born Rebecca McGoldrick, who trains with Dermott Lennon in Ireland, aims to become a member of the Canadian Show Jumping Team.

By: Kim Izzo
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Nikki Walker Loves the Bays

Nicole Walker inherited the horse gene from her grandfather, Frank Stronach. She’ll be cheering on Stronach’s Delta Prince in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

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How to Avoid Drama at the Barn

Sometimes, whether you intend to or not, you end up becoming involved in barn politics. Try these tips to ensure a peaceful, drama-free environment.

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What Kinds of Abuse do Stewards Watch for?

Jan Stephens explains that in the equine world, horse show stewards identify three major areas of abuse: physical, emotional, and chemical.

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Weight Loss Strategies for Horses

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips helps horse owners develop a plan to help overweight horses get healthy, by eating less and moving more.

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Unlocking Inversion

If your horse tends to have a hollowed back, it can indicate weakness through the abdominals and lack of engagement. Here are some targeted exercises.

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Feeding for a Long Career

Nutrition affects every aspect of equine health. As such, nutrition has a profound impact on the soundness and usefulness of the horse.